On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 10:12:24 AM Barry Warsaw wrote: > On Apr 18, 2012, at 03:09 AM, Paul Elliott wrote: > >I am not a expert python packager. I am dubious about a bunch of cargo > >cult packagers all writing seperate but similar debian/rules > >complications. > > That's why I wrote the style guide; hopefully at least we'll converge on > one set of (well-documented!) cargo. :) > > >It seems like one is creating a lot of debugging/maintainance problems. > > > >Why can not some expert that really know what she is doing write the > >neccessary infrastructure so that one could write > > > >> %: > >> dh $@ --with python2-and-python3 > > > >I am not an expert and not particularly interested in joining a cargo > >cult. > > > >I think that would be a better way to encourage python3 extensions. > > As Piotr and Stefano pointed out, multibuild will make many things better. > Still, IMHO we should not wait for multibuild to start adding Python 3 > support to Debian packages. > > If upstream supports Python 3, I would really love to have that available > in Debian asap. > > Cheers, > -Barry Well for an interim solution, what is wrong with writting a completely seperate source package for the python 3 version, with the intent to collapse it into the python2 version when tools become available? That way I don't have to join a cargo cult. -- Paul Elliott 1(512)837-1096 pelliott@BlackPatchPanel.com PMB 181, 11900 Metric Blvd Suite J http://www.free.blackpatchpanel.com/pme/ Austin TX 78758-3117
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